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Bronston v. United States
Citation:409 U.S. 352, 93 S.Ct. 595, 34 L.Ed.2d 568 (1973)
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Bronston (Defendant) was charged with perjury after he made a false statement at a hearing for bankruptcy protection of his company about whether he had a Swiss bank account. While he admitted that his company had a Swiss bank account, he did not disclose that he also had a personal account. The jury convicted him of the perjury charge, and he appealed.
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